NAPLES, FL. (THECOUNT) — Benedict Reycroft, of Bonita Springs, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday night single-vehicle crash in Naples.
“Ben” Reycroft, 59, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Naples on Sunday night.
According to Monday morning reports, Reycroft was operating a Toyota Corolla along Vanderbilt Beach Road near Wilshire Lakes Boulevard, in Naples, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway Sunday night. The vehicle then made contact with a wall at the entrance of Wilshire Lakes Residential Community.
Reycroft was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.
The FHP said Reycroft, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Naples is a city on the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Florida that’s known for high-end shopping and golf courses. The Naples Pier, first erected in 1888, is the city’s symbol, and is a popular fishing and dolphin-spotting destination. It’s flanked by miles of beaches with calm waters and fine white “sugar” sand, including those at Clam Pass Park and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park – wikipedia.